Fall in love with Bacalar

If you like ecotourism, you should visit Bacalar, the so-called seven-color lagoon
If you like ecotourism, you should visit Bacalar, the so-called seven-color lagoon

Bacalar, also known as the lagoon of the seven colors, is one of the six magical towns found in the Yucatan Peninsula. It is located in the state of Quintana Roo and the place is surrounded by thick jungle, cabins, a great variety of animals and an environment of incomparable tranquility.

On this site, unlike destinations such as the Riviera Maya, there are no luxury resorts to stay, however, there are cabins and bungalows on the banks of the lagoon that in many cases seems to be treated as Bora Bora, located in the Polynesian islands French

The lagoon

Its multicolored waters make this lagoon an ideal space where you can swim, snorkel, kayak or dive. While water activities are not your thing, you can just enjoy the landscape of the lagoon in a boat ride and back to earth, walk the streets and enjoy other attractions that this magical town has for you.


In Bacalar, as well as in the rest of the State, there is a great influence of the Yucatecan and Belizean cuisine. A dish that you can not miss in your visit is the dish "rice and beans", which has the peculiarity of being cooked with coconut oil.

Zip lines

This activity is divided into three types of "adventures" depending on how much adrenaline you want to inject into your body and your resistance capabilities. It has a cost for adults ranging from $ 300 to $ 600 depending on the duration and for children from $ 255 to $ 500. Minors must be over 12 years old.

To visit this destination do not forget to put in your suitcase the following items:

Comfortable clothes

Shoes that you can get wet

Biodegradable sunblock

Biodegradable repellent